Mr. Elery Sampson, 72, of 356 Tracy Sampson Road, Pembroke, was born on October 5, 1942 to the late Mr. Tracy W. & Mrs. Bessie Brayboy Sampson and departed this life on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at his home. He retired from the US Postal Service with over 35 years service. He was also preceded in death by three brothers: Mr. John N. Sampson, Mr. Winfield Sampson and Mr. Melvin Sampson.
The funeral will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Thursday, September 3, 2015, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jason Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Lumbee Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Sampson is survived by his wife of 52 years: Mrs. Fronnie Jacobs Sampson of the home; two daughters: Mrs. Belinda Sampson Henson(Jerry) of Raeford and Mrs. Sherry Sampson Clark(Jerry) of Pembroke; two granddaughters: Ashley Henson and Bryn Henson; one grandson: Ethan Clark; three sisters: Mrs. Naomi Sampson Hardin(Jack) of Lumberton, Mrs. Ilene Sampson Richards(Bob) of Florida and Mrs. Dianne Sampson Harke(Herman) of Wilmington; two brothers: Mr. Aubrey Sampson(Anna) and Mr. Anslem Sampson(Beverly); several nieces, nephews, family members and friends.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.